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Farm Labor Models in Practice:
Mentoring and Managing Staff for Your Farm's Success

March 22
Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity

COST (includes lunch and hot beverages)
Free – current MOFGA Apprenticeship Host Farms
$20 – MOFGA members and certified organic growers
$30 – non-members

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Monsanto launches Mexico center for developing GMO corn
Reuters - 9/29/2014.
Global seed technology giant Monsanto said on Monday it has launched a global center in Mexico for developing new hybrid and genetically modified strains of corn, part of the company's push to boost output of the planet's most widely produced grain.
New Grant Funding Available to Encourage SNAP Participants to Buy from Local Produce Farmers
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition - 9/29/2014.
On Monday, September 29, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) released its very first request for applications (RFA) for the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentives (FINI) Grant program, a new competitive grants program created in the 2014 Farm Bill to improve the health of low-income communities while boosting economic opportunities for farmers.
GMO labeling measure in Colorado triggers heated debate
The Denver Post - 9/29/2014.
By Colleen O'Connor - With the Nov. 4 ballot measure, Colorado is at the forefront of a fierce food fight raging across the nation: whether or not to label foods made with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, so consumers can easily see if the food they buy is a product of genetic engineering.
Meet: Bridget Besaw, filmmaker and recorder of Maine stories
Portland Press Herald - 9/28/2014.
By Mary Pols - Her project, "Growing Local," looks at the various financial obstacles facing the locavore movement.
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